The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising | Sydney
Want to learn the foundations of arts fundraising and development?
Want to learn the foundations of arts fundraising and development? Registrations for Sydney are now open.
The Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising is designed for emerging practitioners who want to learn the basics of arts philanthropy and sponsorship and established arts workers looking to refresh their knowledge.
This workshop is perfect for:
- Emerging arts practitioners who want to learn the basics of arts fundraising, philanthropy and sponsorship;
- Established arts practitioners with some fundraising knowledge.
What you’ll get:
A half-day workshop covering:
- Business partnerships 101
- Philanthropy 101
- How to make your organisation fundraising-ready
- Developing a fundraising plan
- Building a case for support.
A networking lunch with your peers at the conclusion of the workshop.
This is a chance to network with your peers and meet your Creative Partnerships State Manager, Este Darin-Cooper, who will provide local perspective, case studies and insights on how to implement what you’ve learned.
Your presenter – our State Manager
New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory | Este Darin-Cooper
With a diverse career across the public, private, not-for-profit and artistic sectors, Este brings a wealth of experience in building sustainable, effective and resilient organisations. Este has been deeply connected to the arts and funding community as an adviser, board member, philanthropist and advocate.
After studying Law/Engineering at the University of Melbourne, she practiced at top-tier commercial law firms, before joining the Federal Government in a role advising Government, businesses, not-for-profits and start-ups on emerging technologies and data policy.
More recently Este worked at Social Ventures Australia – initially in the Consulting team and then as Director of Venture Philanthropy, where she partnered directly with funders and early-stage community-led organisations to resource, prove and grow more effective models for addressing disadvantage. As part of this, she led the team’s design and delivery of coaching and mentoring support to social sector leaders working in urban and regional settings, and across cultural groups.
As a co-founder and director of a philanthropic foundation that invests in the arts, Este has led collaborative partnerships with the arts sector, designed innovative impact investments and provided 1:1 advisory support to arts organisations to diversify their revenue.
She is currently a board director of Force Majeure and Beyond Empathy.